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Mayo Clinic Echocardiography Online Board Review 2022


This comprehensive online course will give you a personalized and adaptive learning curriculum that is available anytime you want to access it. Well-known experts and recognized educators comprised of Mayo Clinic faculty, in each field of echocardiography will give in-depth didactic lectures pertaining particularly to the integration of echocardiographic data into clinical practice. It will give you the confidence to pass the initial exam or recertification as it is built out to the NBE handbook, and most importantly enables you to bring the most current medical knowledge back to your daily practice.

The course topics focus on the essential review and update on ultrasound principles, valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, systemic disease, cardiomyopathies, congenital heart disease, cardiac masses, pericardial disease and newer applications of echocardiography. This online course has a focused emphasis on the NBE examination format covering the entire field of Echocardiography including ultrasound physics, 2-D and M-Mode, hemodynamics, valvular heart disease, ischemic heart disease, heart failure and cardiomyopathies, pericardial disease, congenital heart disease, and newer imaging techniques.
Course Learning Objectives
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
•     State basic physical principles of ultrasound and instrumentation.
•     Correlate cardiac gross pathology with echocardiographic images.
•     Evaluate cardiac chamber size, left ventricular systolic and diastolic function, and right ventricular systolic function.
•     Analyze and interpret echocardiographic-derived hemodynamic data.
•     Interpret transesophageal images and distinguish attributes and limitations versus transthoracic echocardiography.
•     Evaluate acute and chronic ischemic heart disease using standard and stress echocardiography.
•     Diagnose etiology and severity of native and prosthetic valvular heart disease.
•     Distinguish causes of heart failure, cardiomyopathies, and pericardial disease.
•     Diagnose cardiac masses.
•     Diagnose diseases of the aorta.
•     Identify echocardiographic features of systemic disease with associated cardiac involvement.
•     Integrate new echocardiographic techniques.
•     Quantify etiology and severity of native and prosthetic valvular heart disease.
•     Differentiate causes of heart failure, cardiomyopathies, and pericardial disease.
•     Differentiate cardiac masses.
•     Distinguish diseases of the aorta.
Target Audience
This enduring program is designed for, but not limited to, cardiologists, echocardiographers, anesthesiologists, cardiac surgeons, and cardiology fellows. Participants with working knowledge of echocardiographic techniques and applications will benefit most from this program.

Fundamentals of Echocardiography I
Transthoracic Quantitation of LV Dimension, Volume, and EF
Benjamin D. Nordhues, M.D.
Transthoracic Quantitation of RA and RV Dimensions, Volume and Function
Garvan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
Transesophageal Echocardiography Including 3-D Echocardiography
Joseph F. Maalouf, M.D.
Fundamentals of Echocardiography II
NBE Exam Format and Overview
Garvan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
Contrast Echocardiography
Courtney E. Bennett, D.O.
M-Modes for the Boards
Michael W. Cullen, M.D.
Physics in Practice: Illustrative Cases
Vidhu Anand, M.B.B.S.
Diastolic Dysfunction: The Basics
Garvan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
Diastolic Function: Complex and Challenging Cases
Jae K. Oh, M.D.
Myocardial Function Imaging
Essentials of Strain Imaging
Ian Chang, M.D.
Strain Imaging for Cardio-Oncology
Hector R. Villarraga, M.D.
Strain Imaging for CM and VHD
Jae K. Oh, M.D.
HFpEF and LA Strain
Garvan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Jeffrey B. Geske, M.D.
Cardiac Amyloidosis
Daniel D. Borgeson, M.D.
Myocardial Function, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies
HFrEF, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, and Transplantation
Daniel D. Borgeson, M.D.
Left Ventricular Devices and Cardiac Resynchronization
Rosalyn O. Adigun, M.D.
Pulmonary Hypertension
Garvan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
Pericardial Diseases I: Tamponade and Constriction
Raul E. Espinosa, M.D.
Pericardial Diseases II
Jae K. Oh, M.D.
Echocardiography in Valvular Heart Disease I
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Vuyisile T. Nkomo, M.D., M.P.H.
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Hector I. Michelena, M.D.
Mitral Valve Stenosis
S. Allen Luis, M.B.B.S.
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Jeremy J. Thaden, M.D.
Tricuspid and Pulmonary Valve Diseases
Garvan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
Echocardiography in Valvular Heart Disease II
Prosthetic Valve Assessment
Sorin V. Pislaru, M.D., Ph.D.
Interventional Echocardiography
Jeremy J. Thaden, M.D.
Intraoperative Echocardiography
Hector I. Michelena, M.D.
Valves and Hemodynamics
Infective Endocarditis
Ratnasari (Sari) Padang, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Hemodynamic Workshop
Jae K. Oh, M.D., Jeffrey B. Geske, M.D., William R. Miranda, M.D. and Darrell B. Newman, M.D.
Interesting Cases
Jae K. Oh, M.D. and S. Allen Luis, M.B.B.S.
Systemic and Coronary Diseases
Name the Systemic Disease
Katie A. Young, M.D.
Coronary Artery Disease Including Mechanical Complications
Brandon M. Wiley, M.D.
Stress Echocardiography
Robert B. McCully, M.D. and Adelaide M. Arruda-Olson, M.D., Ph.D.
Diastolic Stress Echocardiography
Jae K. Oh, M.D.
Stress Test for Valvular Heart Disease
Ratnasari (Sari) Padang, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Congenital and Aortic Diseases
Cardiac Masses
Kyle W. Klarich, M.D.
Aorta: Aortic Atherosclerosis, Aneurysms and Acute Aortopathies
Hector I. Michelena, M.D.
Simple Congenital Heart Disease (ASD, VSD, Ebstein’s, PDA)
Crystal R. Bonnichsen, M.D.
Complex Congenital Heart Disease
Heidi M. Connolly, M.D.
Congenital Cases for the Boards and Practice
William R. Miranda, M.D. and Charles C. Jain, M.D.
Special Sessions
Valve Cases
Sorin V. Pislaru M.D., Ph.D. and S. Allen Luis, M.B.B.S.
Point of Care Ultrasound – Lung and Heart
Brandon M. Wiley, M.D. and Courtney E. Bennett, D.O.
3-D Knobology Workshop
Jared G. Bird, M.D.
Advanced Echo Hemodynamics
Jae K. Oh, M.D., William R. Miranda, M.D., and Robert C. Ward, M.D.
Applying Strain in Practice – Chemotherapy and Beyond
Hector R. Villarraga, M.D. and Carolyn Larsen, M.D., Ph.D.
Incremental Value of 3-D Imaging
Hayan Jouni, M.D.
Supplemental Material
Physics I
David A. Foley, M.D.
Physics Lecture II
David A. Foley, M.D.
Physics in Practice: Illustrative Cases
David A. Foley, M.D.
Myocardial Function Imaging Q&A
Jae K. Oh, M.D., Garvan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D., Hector R. Villarraga, M.D. and Ian Chang, M.D.
Valvular Heart Disease Criteria
Garvan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.
Mitro Valvular Annular Disjunction Q&A
Jae K. Oh, M.D.